India

Indian, Chinese troops engaged in brief face-off in Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, October 08 (KMS): Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a brief face-off near Yangtse in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, last week. Indian media quoting the people familiar with the development reported on Friday that the face-off was resolved following talks between local commanders of the …

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OIC criticises India over Assam incident

Jeddah, Oct 08 (KMS): Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), an organization of Islamic countries, has criticized the Indian government over eviction of hundreds of Muslim families from government land in Assam. The OIC, on its official Twitter handle, called the police action in Darrang district in India’s northeastern state of …

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Finally police summon main accused in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

New Delhi, Oct 08 (KMS): Indian Minister of State for Home’s son Ashish Mishra — main accused of murder in the farmer deaths at Lakhimpur Kheri — has finally been summoned for questioning by the Uttar Pradesh Police. Two people who were at the location of the incident have been …

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RSS has infiltrated all sectors including education, says Mallikarjun Kharge

Bengaluru, October 07 (KMS): The Leader of Opposition in the India’s upper house of parliament, Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge has said the RSS has infiltrated all sectors, including education, and his long fight against the organisation cost him his Lok Sabha seat during the 2019 parliamentary polls. “They (RSS) are …

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Scarred bodies and minds: All that remains of the Lakhimpur violence

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP, India), October 07 (KMS):  An injured Parabjeet Singh says his friend Luvpreet Singh was crushed by a vehicle, while the deceased’s family is distraught. The situation is similar in the homes of two other victims, Raman Kashyap and Nachtar Singh Sugarcane, banana and rice farms compete with …

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Facebook didn’t flag India hate content because it lacked tools: Whistleblower

New Delhi, Oct 07 (KMS): Despite being aware that “RSS users, groups, and pages promote fear-mongering, anti-Muslim narratives”, social media giant Facebook could not take action or flag this content, given its “lack of Hindi and Bengali classifiers”, according to a whistleblower complaint filed before the US securities regulator. The …

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ajay Kumar Mishra no stranger to controversies

Lucknow, Oct 08 (KMS): The mowing down of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which his son Ashish Mishra is accused of murder, is not the first burning controversy in the life of Ajay Kumar Mishra, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs. Before he entered State-level electoral politics, …

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence termed “well-planned conspiracy”

New Delhi, October 06 (KMS): One of the first information reports (FIRs) Utter Pradesh (UP) Police have registered in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence mentions that the October 3 violence that killed eight persons was part of a “well-planned conspiracy” by Minister of State (Home) Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish …

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Meeting with Bhagwat could lend legitimacy to RSS, US Congressman angers at Envoy in India

New Delhi, October 06 (KMS): A United States Congress member has expressed concern over the meeting of country’s ambassador to India with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat. A United States Congress member David Trone has written a letter to the country’s ambassador Atul Keshap to India expressing concern …

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence termed “well-planned conspiracy”

New Delhi, Oct 06 (KMS):  One of the first information reports (FIRs) Utter Pradesh, (UP), Police, have registered in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence mentions that the October 3 violence that killed eight persons was part of a “well-planned conspiracy” by Minister of State (Home) Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish …

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